Biden’s demands to create a more equitable economy for women, which reflect decades of activism and leadership on the part of racial and gender justice advocates, aren’t simply bullet points on a progressive wish list. They aren’t “nice-to-haves.” They are fundamental building blocks of an economy and society that values women and families, which explains why the United States doesn’t have them.
The Build Back Better Act represents an opportunity to begin to address the deep inequities and injustices the patriarchy places on women, particularly women of color. If our lawmakers really care about us, they will pass it.
There is no getting around it: A gender-equitable recovery requires an infusion of funding from the federal government to the states.
Investing deeply in states and localities isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing to do.
The June Medical Services v. Russo Supreme Court decision has feminists feeling “equal parts relieved and hopeful about the important win, and enraged and fearful about how temporary and incomplete it is.”
The arguments of Mark Rienzi, counsel for Trump v. Pennsylvania, are dishonest, damaging and delusional. Let’s unpack each of these lies.
Three weeks ago, most of us—proud feminists and progressives—would have said we shared the burden of parenting relatively evenly. Why then, at times of crisis, do these imbalances emerge?